The Whites last made the trip to the blue half of Manchester in 2013 as the FA Cup pitted two teams together who were at opposite ends of the financial spectrum.
Neil Warnock took his Championship outfit across the Pennines to face a star-studded Premier League line-up led out by Roberto Mancini.
City secured a thumping and deserved 4-0 win on the day with Leeds backed by 6,000 supporters for the fifth round clash.
It was Yaya Toure who opened the scoring after five minutes before Sergio Aguero added a second from the penalty spot a short while later.
Carlos Tevez bundled home a third before half-time while Ageuro bagged another in the second half to hand Leeds an exit which magnified the gulf between the teams since United's demise into the Football League.
Off-field, chairman Ken Bates was slowly taking a step back at Elland Road while GFH Capital circled eyeing a takeover fronted by David Haigh.
Here, we take a look back at the team that turned out for Leeds against Manchester City eight years ago: